Yoga and art combined for Saturday event

Art, yoga, meditation and music will be combined Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Museo de Arte Costarricense, located in Sabana Park. The purpose of this activity, YOGARTE, is to support an environmental foundation, Aliados Cambio Climático, which focuses on planting trees in order to reduce carbon emissions.

The event guided tour through the museum at 9 a.m., visiting the exhibitions as well as the sculptures in the garden of the museum. Afterward, at 10 a.m., yoga instructors Nango Murray and Vanessa Cavallini will be giving lessons in two separate classes, one for beginners and one for experienced persons. At 11 a.m. a meditation lesson will take place in the Salón Dorado, a room with a mural by a French-Costa Rican artist, Luis Ferón Parizot. This activity is accompanied by live music by Carlos “Tapado” Vargas of the group Editus and Malpaís. Participants for the yoga and meditation session must be adults over 18 years and every participant should bring his or her own yoga mat.

The activity has space for 80 participants, the museum said. Its goal is for visitors to embrace art and culture while supporting an environmental cause and creating awareness about climate change.

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